London Early Years Foundation

Early Years Educator

£20,529.60 - 21,236.00 per year
28 Aug 2019
28 Sep 2019
Haleema Talati
Full Time
Contract Type
  • Job title: Early Years Educator

  • Employment type: Permanent, Fulltime 40 hours per week 

  • Location: London Borough of Wandsworth, Balham

  • Salary: £9.87-£10.21 (0 to 6 months)

    About LEYF

    The London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is the UK's largest childcare social enterprise. We believe that our 39 nurseries across London have a duty to support their local communities. Through our values and LEYF Pedagogy, we break down barriers by delivering quality education and care to all our families.

    About the role:

    We are seeking a driven and motivated Early Years Educator with baby room experience to contribute to the 0-2 year olds learning and development through activities whilst developing your own skills and knowledge throughout your career with us. The nursery team have a very strong bond and parents often feedback how much they love that Weir Link is like one big family.

    Role Requirements:

    Full and relevant Childcare qualification at a Level 3 or equivalent

    Strong knowledge of how to keep children safe within a nursery environment.

    Child – centred, strong drive to deliver the quality child care.

    A thirst to learn new skills and desire to be the best you can be and to support others to be the best they can be!

    Motivated to make a difference within your community.

    Mirrors LEYF’s belief that all children deserve the best education and care!


We know it’s our people who make LEYF great. That’s why we value each staff member and offer:

  • Make a difference to the children who need it the most

  • Pay and conditions above national average within the early years sector

  • 50% off of childcare

  • £750 refer a friend bonus

  • Up to 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional 3 days over the Christmas period

  • Full access to LEYF Academy – minimum of 8 days per year training covering mandatory courses and additional professional development designed.

  • 10% GLL Gym discount

  • 7% employer contribution towards pension

  • Guaranteed salary increase after probation

  • Overtime pay

  • Annual travel loan

  • Free life assurance

  • Access to our work life support services

  • Flexible working

  • Access to LEYF social events; New Year’s Awards ceremony, Annual Conference and Summer BBQ

Apply today! Our dedicated recruitment team will be in touch!



The London Early Years (LEYF) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS will be required.

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